Neuroscience Behind Leading / March 7
How does understanding how our brain functions expand a leader's effectiveness? This workshop combines science and practical leadership skills to help you understand how your brain impacts your work and working with others. Neuroscience is an emerging field of research that is mapping the brain to better understand how we function in the work environment. The functional magnetic imaging (fMRI) of the brain gives us insight into our behaviors and the behaviors of others. Once you understand how your brain works, you are able to leverage your brain to become a highly effective leader in all situations.
Cultivating Kindess / June 14
Workplace culture is a critical yet often overlooked part of running a successful business. Creating and maintaining a workplace culture of kindness provides tangible, positive results, including increased workplace productivity, improved morale and customer satisfaction, better employee retention, and a bigger, better bottom line. When leaders practice ldndness, employees can feel loyal and more engaged. Studies show that kindness helps team members collaborate better and work more productively, both alone and with their teams. Bridget Morris covers this fascinating topic and to provide realistic and workable tools and practices for you to implement.
Tis the Season: Avoiding Liability in Holiday Planning / September 13
The holiday season will soon be upon us! Many employers are making plans to boost morale and reward employees for their service throughout the year. Yet celebrating the holidays with your employees requires taking a few precautions. This session will discuss how to minimize potential liability in planning a successful holiday party, managing employee leave requests, and awarding holiday bonuses and gifts.
Social Media and the Workplace / December 3
Social media has been, and still is a minefield for employers. So many advances have been made in technology, and the lines are often blurred between acceptable and unacceptable use which further complicates the issue. We will tackle this topic from a HR perspective as well as relevant employment law to help you navigate this ever-changing minefield. We will discuss issues related to the use of social media in the workplace today, such as: how to mitigate employee relations issues; making hiring or employment-related decisions based on social media insight; legal issues related NLRB and EEOC as well as federal laws such as FMLA, ADA and FLSA, and much more!